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Montreux in Switzerland is located in the Vevey district of Vaud canton in Switzerland . Lake Geneva adds to the beauty of Montreux.
Montreux is a place which experiences a beautiful combination of awesome location and bright sunshine and the chilled air is blocked by the mountains. Montreux has been the tourism center in Switzerland for British and pan-European. Montreux has many palatial buildings that are left from the French Riviera . Mediterranean type of a climate is experienced in Montreux. The pleasant climate of Montreux attracts tourists all the year round. Montreux is often referred to as "Vaud Riviera" .

Till the 1960, Montreux was referred to a village having 24 vineyards-communes spread over the neighboring hills. The place has an amazing plantation of fig, almond and mulberry trees. Walnut, Vines and other fruit trees also grow up to a height of 3,250ft.

The famous Montreux Jazz Festival is held every year in the month of July. The Golden Rose Festival is held every year during the spring season. Every year on September 1 st and 2 nd Freddie Mercury's Montreux Memorial Day is celebrated

The famous rock band Queen had their recording studio called the Mountain Studio here in Montreux . Montreux has got recognition in many songs and the song "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple made Montreux more famous and popular. Montreux can be reached by car or train in an hour time from Geneva .

Lastly, most interestingly and aptly Narcissus has been the symbolic flower of Montreux.

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